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THE -BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY, JUNg 7, 1518.
V! 1 PERIOD OF STUDY OVER FOR PUPILS ' OF HIGH SCHOOLS Last School , Session of Year Completed; Graduation Ex ercises Will Be Held C Friday Night. ' School is out for the 3,0O(students of the Omaha high schools. The' high schools are dismissing a week earlier this year owing to the fact that no spring vacation was ob served. - Locker keys, books and equipment were turned in at the close or the sessions Thursday. The Central High "Register" annual will be given out Friday afternoon and .Saturday morning. Grade cards were also dis tributed and those making a grade of A in three or more subjects were recorded on the honor roll. A group of seniors celebrated the close of their schooling by turning on the fire hose in the' south halt.' The Gym club of the school turned over $49 to the scholarship fund, the Racquet club $10 and the Girls' Student club $42. ' , s v Vacation School. A vacation school will be conducted by E. E. McMillan at the Young Men's Christian association during the summer. Any high school subject for which there is. sufficient demand will be given. Students will be given full credit for their work if the Central High examinations given the latter part of the summer are past. Reg istration for the summer school is open and classes will begin Monday. Each pupil will be allowed to take two subjects. The ' faculty includes Miss Jessie Towne, English; J. F. Woolery, mathematics; Mary Park er, history, and Miss E. Jenkins, Eng lish. History, civics, and Latin teach trs have not yet been selected. The tchool closes August 10. Commencement exercises for the tour high schools will be held at the Auditorium Friday night. Superin tendent Beveridge will preside. The Invocation V wilt be given by Rev. f. Mackay.V Chairman Arthur R. Wells of the teachers' committee will oresent the cadet certificates. "Unique Characteristics f Our American Schools" will be the sub iecf of Dr. Charles H. Judd of the Jniversity of Chicago in the com mencement address. W. E. Reed will -present the diplomas. The school or chestra, under the direction of Henry Cox, will provide the music. OH THE FIELD OF (I0U0EK R. B. Howell Expected to , Return From East Saturday R. B. Howell is expected home Sat urday from Washington, whe're he has been for three weeks trying to "get together" with the War depart ment on a plan to extend the Omaha city water main to Fort Crook, a dis tance of four and one-half miles, so 'that the fort may have an adequate supply of water for any number of troops that may be sent there. , The removal of the Forty-first reg iment to Camp Funston is not re garded by Chamber of Commerce officials as any reflection upon the fu ture use of Fort Crook, but merely as a. movement necessary in the plans V.. . rr r . t T . is expected that other troops will be brought to this fort soon. And if the extension of the water main can be arranged it is" expected that the fort facilities may even be enlarged to ac commodate more troops. Contracts With City Must Be in "Black and White" "You was never in the contracting business, was you?" ' Frank Blind asked Mayor Smith during a meet ing of the city council Thursday morning. Blind was making a plea for al lowance of a bill of $143.60. for ex tras in connection with painting and decorating at the public library; The mayor did not believe these extras were regular -and he questioned the bill, which has been referred to the library board for investigation. extra work was authorized by Librarian Tobitt. i Mayor Smith and city commission ers resolved that in the future persons A having contracts with the city will do extra work at their own risk un less they have the authorization in "Wirt anil ..,tii't" Submarines Quiet in Atlantic ; - Waters;( Steamships Arrive An Atlantic Port, June 6.The ar rival here today of several steam ships from southern Atlantic waters, among them two passenger liners, brought no further news of subma rine operations. Officers of the ships said, however, that every precaution was taken against surprise. , Barrels lashed to the masts served as crows' nests for observers, and as further precaution passengers were advised not to disrobe at night, and all lifeboats, fully provisioned and watered, were kept hanging n the davits onv a level with the boat deck, ready for instant, use : Two Fined $100 and Costs For Possession of . Liquor Two men were fined $100 and costs' !n police court, Thursday morning, on charges of illegal possession of liquor. Six pints of whisky taken from a grip belonging to W. J. Huston, Plaint i r-i'a.. XTAU ...... 1 -J mcv., wcic yi UUUVCQ Ul tUUIl is evidence against him. John Jonesr barber, 128 South Twenty-fifth street, was fined $100 tnd costs on a similar, charge. O Hi rers testified that Jones broke a bot tle, containing whisky,. in the street w.hen they arrested him; Mrs. Love Says Young Love Was Too Young to Know Love Mrs. Grace Love'filed. a -petition in district court Thursday morning ask ing the annulment of the marriage be tween her son, Clarence Love, and Viola Surridge-Love. The mother al-' leees that at the time her son was carried in Des Moines, July 10, 1917, 11 ne was out 1 years old and that his bride was but 15 years old. She at Icges that she never countenanced the murriage and at -all times was op posed, to it ' . . i , ''$ Washington, June 6. The army casualty list today contained 34 names, divided as follows: Killed in action, 7. . Died of wounds, 3. Died of accident, 3. , Died of disease, 4. Wounded severely, 12. Wounded, degree undetermined, 1. Wounded slightly, 3, , - Missing in action, 1. KILLED IN ACTION. -Corporals. William H. Delaney, Troy, N. Y. William F. Hatcher, Oxnard, Cal. ' Privates. Roy H. Eaton, 622 South Twentieth street. Omaha, Neb. Richard -Ellis, Janesville, Wis. Charles F. Kirby, Wappapello, Mo. Carl A. Parr, Nicholson, Mich. August Schuster, Erie, Pa., DIED OF WOUNDS. Lieutenant A. P. H. Sage, Memphis, Tenn. Corporal Sanforo" C. Eichorn, El more, Minn. : Private Archie Swann, Herbert, Sask., Canada. DIED OF DISEASE. ' Corporal Carl H. Bartelt, Dundee, Ills. Privates. James T. Baker, Novinger, Mo. " Walter Green, Homerville, Ga. David Strombcrg, Chicago, 111. DIED OF ACCIDENT. Wagoner Walter E. Wilhelm of W.oodlawn, N. Y. Privates. ' Thomas A. Price, Nevada, Mo. Jewell Reid, Lagrange, Ga. Wounded severely: , Lieutenant Wllllard D. Bill. Cleburne, Tex.; Bernard C. Wolcott, Blngbamton, N. T. Sergeant Charlei J. Jeraud, Peoria, 111.; Private Victor H. Bargnalk, Grovel City, Minn.; Nell E. Callahan, Mlnto, N. D. ; Charlea Gaeta, Revere, Man.; Harry Mar vin Hulbert, Solvay, N. T. ; Corllo Lorl, 40 Maple itreet, Butte, Mont.; William Mar tenscheck, Plaintield, N. J.; Michael Mai zonl, Boston, Mass.; John H. Slple, Wrlghts vllle, Fla. Louis P. Trial, Watervllle, Me. Wound vat Lee R. Irish, Indianapolis. Ind. ed, (preetnt degree undetermined): Prl Wounded Slightly. Private Samuel C. Anglln, Fort Wayne. Ind.; Raleigh Knerr, Poison, Mont; Horace It. gwlckard, Toronto, O. Missing In Action, Private George J. McDonald. Roxbury. Mass. Private Fleming Mc G. Foresman, cardolph, 111., reported killed in ac tion May 30, is also reported .to have been severely wounded previously. Previously reported missing, now of ficially presumed to be dead, Private Alphonus ff. McGrath,"Stephen, 111. Omaha Railroad Man Gets Commission in Radio Corps T. 'P. Kerr, chief clerk in the Omaha offices of-4he Big Four Rail road company up to the time the government order closed all off-line offices, has been commissioned first lieutenant in the United States radio service and ordered to report in Lin coln June 14 as an instructor in the army radio school that will open there on that date. Lieutenant Kerf is a telegraph operator and while performing his duties as chief clerk in the railroad offices, took up wireless as a pastime and soon became an 1 expert. Some time ago he enlisted, but without any thought of obtaining a commission. . Further Restrictions on Parcel Mailing to France Mailing of unnecessary packages to United State's soldiers in France will be still further restricted by another order of Third Assistant Postmaster General Dockery. This order pro vides that soldiers sending home re quests for articles to be mailed back to France must obtain the approval and signature of an officer of their regiments holding the rank of major or higher. The pervious order, that 'of March 28, 1918, provided that the signature of a superior officer must be obtained. The new order says that the.O. K. of a lieutenant or captain is not suf ficient. , 20,000 Physicians Now in " United States Army Service New York, June 6. More than 20.- 000 physicians and surgeons and 12, 000 nurses have enrolled in the Amer ican army, and the enlisted personnel has been built up to 100,000 men, de clared Surgeon Gen eraL William C. Gorgas, reviewing the work of the medical department in the first 14 months of the war. 9-A3? of Coffee fort know it harms you.asit'doesmany others,you will find INSTANT P0STUM adeligjilful & eco nomical beverage; Made instairfrj? in the cup, no boiling. Delicious flavor, a e-A cheerm hoi drink for people ' of every a$e. o Ther is old saying i Take car el tfc snai aa4 the dol lar take car at themMlv." Tb. Individual savings jrtu anak her add up t a, 'tidy um. BreadUst stock, widest aa- artaMBt, lowed price, 1t you all th moat fairorab! in dueement to aaake Into BaMmnt your buying headquarter. - 1 1 Economy Center of Omaha s: r V r t i ' r i i I h of tw I Sale of Towels Fine opportunities to stock up now and save money. Towel at 'l2fte One lot, huck or full bleach ed Turkish towels, hemmed ends, special each . . 12c. Bath Towels at ISc Full bleached, hemmed ends, a fluffy quality, while 100 dozen last special each 15c. ' Towels, Special at 25c About 125 dozen full bleach ed towels, the Turkish kind, fancy borders, hemmed endsV made of a fine yarn (slightly imperfect) a 39c value, spe cial each 25c. Fancy Towels at 39c One lot of fancy plaid Turk ish towels, hemmed ends, made out of a fine quality yarn, special each .... 39c. Extra Towels at 59c One lot of mill Seconds of very fine full bleached Turk ish towels with fancy colored borders, aiso plain White, extra weight, size and qual ity, values up to 98c, special each 59c. Birdseye Toweling, 15c About 5,000 yards of a soft and absorbent Birdseye or Diaper toweling, 18 inches, wide, in lengths of 5 or 10 yards, for Friday special a yard ......15c. Basement - Draperies Here's a chance to get ' enough Draperies to supply your wants and at a very" small outlay of money, One Table of Cretonnes andv Drapery Remnants, many sell on the bolt up to 99c 79c, special, at ... . 35 Pieces of Drapery Ma dras, for door curtains and overdrapes; 30 to 36 QQc inches wide, special One Counter of Scrims, Nets -and Swiss Remnants, in de-" sirable lengths; spe- 1 Ac rial, a yard iUt One Table of Mill Remnants of Scrims, short lenaVa rmlv voir! - Basement Domestics Fin Zepyhr Dress . Ginfham. plaidsv checks, strips and plain colors; splendid variety to choose from; special, a yard, 35 C 36-inch Dress and Wrappar Per cale, light and dark colors; OQ splendid quality, a yard..C 36-inch Unbleached Mutlin, heavy round thread quality for making sheets and slips, a ' oo yard .maC 36-inch Fancy Whito Skirting in a variety of new weaves and stripes, for ladies' and misses' wash skirts, etc. ; regular og ' 50c value, at , OOC 27-inch Poplin in a splendid as sortment of plain colors, including white and black; highly yarn mer cerized, permanent fin- OQ ish; a good 40c val., yard, JG 500 Piece of White Goods from New York auction, In assorted weaves and quality. tTh's lot in cludes India linon, suitings, etc.; on large bargain square, OCA Friday only, a yard m3C Mill Remnant Percale, light .and dark colors in long serv- t M iceable lengths, a yard, lUijC 38-inch Fancy Printed Dress Voile in an almost endless variety of new patterns and colorings, for making pretty Summer waists and dresses, a ( , np yard . . . . . . v'. . . . ...... mO C 36-inch White Shirting , Madras in assorted stripes, very desirable for men's and boys' shirts, etc., regular 29o value,-, , 20c Mill Remnants 36-inch White Voile, very sheer and clingy, with tape edge, for making pretty wash dresses, etc-; very 1 Q A- special at IO3C . n Bargains for Friday and Saturday - ' v - ' Hundreds of Dainty Silk Dresses At a Price that is Remarkably Low We Have been able to obtain another lot .bfJSilk Dresses at such a concession that we will quote a price that places them' well within the reach of the most limited purse. r And Other A Special Purchase Just Received Right From New York City Dresses Taken Right , From Our . Own Big Stock Go to Make This ' Fine Show - ing for Friday and Saturday DON'T FORGET THAT MANY OF THESE DRESSES ARE SAM PLES, in-some instances made to sell for as much as $20.00 and be cause we want you to get your share of the plums, we suggest that you come here at store opening time on Friday. t Many different kinds of pretty styles, plain and fancy; newest combinations of Crepe de Chine in black and col ors; heavy Taffeta in black and colors; fancy Foulards, Plaids and Taffetas in stripes, also heavy Satin. New fancy collars, many prettily embroidered and trim med with beading; many of the Dresses have Georgette sleeves. ,'.'..'..:..';','.,; ; .'. Priced at $8.88 for Friday r Various Sizes and Colors GET HERE EARLY. Basement Pisit This Men's and Boys' Section Boy's Clothing Offerings Boys' Wash Suits, in stripe and check effects, such as blue and white, tan and white, gray and white, pink and white, also plain light and dark shades; sizes 2 1 to 8; a 75c $1 00 and $125 suit, at ' ' Boys' Norfolk Suits, in the new spring fabrics and models ; many have two pairs of knickers. The selection is too extensive to attempt descrip tion. Materials are blue serges as well as ftfi Eft up to ttQ Cft fancy mixtures; sizes 6 to' 17, at. Children's Slip-Overt for boys and gilrs, well made of wash ging ham, neatly trimmed, cut f C fuH; sizes 2 to 6, at UUC Boys' WaaK Knickert in khaki, duck, crash and many fancy striped effects; sizes 6 to "7 C , , Basement 17, at Children's White and Blue Cham bray Rompers, low neck, short sleeves, elastic bottom; CCr sizes 2 to 6. at OijC Men's and Young Hen's Suits, SI 4.75 Very Special Values A very good selection for men to choose from, good pat terns and good styles, tailored of good materials, in all sizes. Men's Khaki Trousers, made of good quality material, .especially adapted for campers, at .$1.25 to $3.50 Men's Overalls in blue denim ajid hickory stripe, union made brand, regular swing pockets, full cut, specially priced, at $1.39 Men's and Young Men's Trousers in worsted cheviots and cassi meres, sizes up to 42, at .$1.85 to $3.50 Men's Furnishings Men's ' Balbriggan , Shirts and Drawers. Shirts have short or long sleeves, drawers are ankle length with reinforced seats, sizes 30 to 44, at a garment. 50c Men's Sport Shirts . of soisette and madras, in white with color ed stripes and all white, made with low neck and short sleeves, sizes 14 to 17, at .59c Men's Summer Weight Elastic Ribbed Union Suits, ecru or white, short or long sleeves, ankle length, closed crotch, sizes to 46, at v . .69c and 79c. Men's Athletjc Style Nainsook Union Suits, no sleeves, knee length, closed crotch, wide but ton flap, sizes up to 46, at. .59c. Men's Fancy Silk Four-In-Hand Ties, wide flowing ends in fancy assorted striped patterns., at 25c -Knit Underwear Wpmen's Fine Cotton Vests, extra sizes, sleeves, full taped, "The Essex Brand," at 35 each, or, at J J 00 at three for v ww Women's Fine Weave "For set Mills" Union Suits, sleeve less and lace trimmed knee knee style, sizes 4, 5 and 6, at89; sizes7 8J1 00 and 9, at, a suit. . v VY Children's Knit Waist Union Suits, in sizes 2 to 12 years. A good, strong gar- EQ ment, at ..:...;. OS7C Infants' Sample Shirts, In part wool and cotton, 9Q. each, at OSJC Basement Hosiery Women's Pure Thread Silk Seamless Hosiery, in black and white, with double soles and lisle garter tops. These are seconds ' of "The Black Cat" 79c quality, EA at, a pair ......... ?uc Women' Silk Lisle Jiosierr, black and white, double soles "The Black Cat" brand, seconds of 50c OQr quality, a pair, at. . Infants' Fancy Lisle Half Socks, in fancy colored roll ed tops and all white, tan, pink and black; sizes 4 to 912 r a" tost "Gordon OQ Hose' worth 50c, pr. -657C Basement. Basement Wall Paper Specials 1 In going through our stock after a very busy season, we find, a number of our best selling patterns in quantities of from one to three rooms, these papers will go on sale Friday at sharp reductions. 1 Bedroom Paper In very pleasing patterns,, witn dainty cut-oui Dor- dersto match; 11- and Friday, at Paper Suitable for the Different Rooms, in light and dark patterns, with cut-out border for CJL each; Friday, special..,. vZC Plain 30-inch Oatmeal Paper in room lots, in number of rood colors; sold with cut-out borders to match; Friday, 12"Jc A Group of Paper for Kitchen, Attic or Spare Room, with borders for each;'Friday, special at ...... He-' 14c. H 3c Special Patterns, nice for the par lor, living room, dining room, re ception hall or den, In stripes, blends and two tones; displayed with suitable cut-out deco rations; special Friday. . . . H-inch Gilt Moulding-, while Friday, a foot..... 19e it lasts Basement Graduation Gifts ' From the. Basement . Gift Shop Ivory Fans, hand-painted In roses, small flowers, cupids and other pretty designs over 20 designs to choose from; special QQ Genuine, Italian Hand Carved Cameo in brooches and bar pins, many styles; fitted in 20-year gold filled frames, special 2 QQ Imported French Pearl Beads, very fine luster, each one in a. fancy silk-lined box; special d1 flf ach ipieUU All the Fancy and Novelty' Ear rings that sold up to CQ $1.00, choice .......... OVC Imported Leather Bat, beautiful silk linings, some with two fittings, in all the fancy leath- d0 Ap ers, including. black, at VeSeUU Ivory Brushes and Mirrors, ' gen uine solid back, Ivory Mirrors in oval with long handle; round with short handles; Brushes concave, with genuine American bristles; slightly imperfect; $ QQ One Lot of Ladies' Fine Leather Bats, silk-lined, with inside nurse; in all the leading colors, brown, tan, gray, green., purple and black; special, V' .Basement ' "v